Jonathan Kay: Latest Articles, Podcasts, Book News, & Media Appearances

Jonathan Kay: Latest Articles, Podcasts, Book News, & Media Appearances
Jonathan Kay is Canadian Editor of Quillette, a TedX speaker, substacker, founder of the WrongSpeak podcast, a former columnist and managing editor at National Post, co-host of the Quillette podcast, and an advisor to the Foundation Against Intolerance and Racism. His work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Atlantic, Foreign Affairs, Le Point, Foreign Policy, Skeptic, Canadian Lawyer, Gotham, and Canadian Jewish News. His books include Among The Truthers (2011), Legacy: How French Canadians Shaped North America (2016), Your Move: What Board Games Teach Us About Life (2019), Panics and Persecutions (2020), and Magic In The Dark: One Family’s Century Of Adventures In The Movie Business (2022). His awards include Engineers Canada’s award for Journalism Excellence in Engineering, Canada’s National Newspaper Award for Editorial Writing, Canada’s National Newspaper Award for Critical Writing, Canada’s National Magazine Award, and Canada’s National Magazine Awards: B2B. You can follow/DM him on Twitter at @jonkay.

January 12, 2023, Quillette, A Mob Stormed a Feminist Event at McGill Law School—in Defence of Gender Justice, of Course

January 3, 2023, Quillette Podcast #205: From Golden Girls Super-fan to Right-Wing Culture Warrior: The Strange Journey of Dave Rubin

December 25, 2022, Quillette, In the World of Astrophysics, One Failed Cancel Campaign Led to Another

December 15, 2022, Quillette Podcast #204: Discovering Your Inner ‘Demisexual’

December 14, 2022, Jewish Institute for Liberal Values, Can a social justice movement go too far? A Canadian case study.

December 12, 2022, Quillette, A Rush to Judgement in Psychological Science

December 9, 2022, Quillette, Ignoring Biological Reality Puts Female Hockey Players at Risk

December 5, 2022, Quillette Podcast #203: A Marriage Lost to Gender Identity

November 24, 2022, National Post, Jamie Sarkonak: Jon Kay’s legal victory exposes Canadian Anti-Hate Network's anti-conservative agenda

November 22, 2022, Quillette, How Do We Protect Ourselves from Billion-Dollar Boy-Men?

November 21, 2022, Quillette, Podcast #202: How Dubious Racism Accusations Brought Down the Guggenheim Museum’s Top Curator

November 20, 2022, Le Point, Sur Twitter, le problème ne vient pas d’Elon Musk, mais de vous

November 9, 2022, Deeply Problematic, Guelph University Hosted a Racially Segregated Yoga Class. Then Things Got Weirder

November 6, 2022, Quillette Podcast #201: Sahar Tartak on Fighting Back Against Coerced ‘Anti-Racist’ Indoctrination in American Education

November 5, 2022, Quillette, Forget Elon Musk. Maybe the Problem with Twitter Is You

Nov 1, 2022, Deeply Problematic, How a Fake Arson Narrative Helped the Liberals Brand the Convoy Protest as a ‘National Emergency’

October 31, 2022, Quillette, Welcome to Canada, Where Everyone’s a Génocidaire

October 27, 2022, Quillette, Yale Law School, 25 Years Later

October 25, 2022, Modes of Inquiry Podcast

October 23, 2022, Quillette Podcast #200: Jonathan Kay on the State of Journalism, the Perils of Audience Capture, and the Art of Podcasting

October 16, 2022, Quillette, Once a Man, Never a Woman

October 10, 2022, Quillette Podcast #199: Andrew Lawton on the Legacy of Canada’s 2022 ‘Freedom Convoy’

October 6, 2022, Quillette, Svante Pääbo and the Human Story

October 2, 2022, Quillette, Exalting an ‘Anti-Colonial’ Gender Identity

September 28, 2022, AM640 with John Oakley

September 28, 2022, Quillette, Disc Golf’s Lia Thomas Moment

September 26, 2022, Deeply Problematic, A definition of woke

September 22, 2022, Quillette Podcast #198: Kushal Mehra on the Explosive Growth of YouTube in India

September 20, 2022, Quillette, Canada’s Cultural-Appropriation Tempest, Five Years Later

September 16, 2022, Deeply Problematic, The Canadian Gender-Rights Movement Enters Its Hentai Phase

September 15, 2022, Quillette, Captiongate: How a Single Zoom Call Propelled Canada’s Greens Into Pronoun Meltdown

September 14, Deeply Problematic, You Knew I’d Get Here Eventually

September 9, 2022, Quillette Podcast #197: From VisiCalc to Global Cloud Computing: Lessons from a Lifelong Love Affair with Digital Technology

September 7, 2022, University of Chicago Press, The Perils of Invention: Lying, Technology, and the Human Condition, Chapter 6: Media Culture Is Destroying American Politics

September 6, 2022, National Post FullComment podcast: Oops, we hired a raving bigot to teach anti-racism

September 5, 2022, Musically Speaking Podcast

August 28, 2022, Quillette Podcast #196: When Workplace Anti-Racism Training Goes Off the Rails

August 25, 2022, Quillette, The Line Between Anti-Racism and Racism Keeps Getting Fainter

August 10, 2022, Quillette, Apple’s Depressing Denouement

August 9, 2022, CityNews, The Todd Veinotte Show

August 8, 2022, Podcast #195: Meet the 80-Year-Old Feminist Who Got Banned From the YMCA for Protesting Male Bodies in the Women’s Locker Room

August 5, 2022, Let’s Get Board, A Week of Gaming at Tennessee Maneuvers, 2022

August 3, 2022, Quillette Podcast #194: Canada’s Unmarked-Graves Social Panic: How Did the Media Get This Blockbuster Story So Wrong?

July 23, 2022, Quillette, A Media-Fueled Social Panic Over Unmarked Graves

July 21, 2022, Macdonald-Laurier Institute, Critical Race Theory Wasn’t Always Like This

July 18, 2022, Quillette Podcast #193: Understanding Wokeness as a Make-Work Strategy for the Privileged Class

July 6, 2022, Quillette Podcast #192: James Kirchick on Secret City: The Hidden History of Gay Washington

June 20, 2022, Quillette Podcast #191: Richard Dawkins on the Wonders of Flight

June 19, 2022, Quillette, Critical Race Theory Wasn’t Always Like This

June 6, 2022, Quillette Podcast #190, Featuring Helen Joyce: ‘Sex Realism’ Versus ‘Sex Denialism’: Is the Tide Finally Turning Against Gender Ideology?

June 4, 2022, Quillette, The Case Against Hate-Speech Laws: a Canadian Perspective

May 23, 2022, Quillette Podcast #189, Featuring Aaron Sibarium: Progressive Social Panic at Yale and Princeton

May 8, 2022, Quillette, When Disagreement Becomes Trauma

May 7, 2022, Quillette Podcast #188: How Elon Musk Can Promote Free Speech—Without Turning Twitter Into One Big ‘Dumpster Fire’

May 6, 2022, Quillette editorial, Building a Better Twitter

May 3, 2022, And Another Thing podcast, “Jon Kay On Monopoly Lessons, The Problems With Society And The Battle For Free Speech

April 26, 2022, Twitter space, “The Haters Inside the CAHN

April 24, 2022, Quillette Podcast #187: Rob Montz on Harvard University’s Campaign Against One of Its Most Famous (and Politically Incorrect) Black Professors

April 19, 2022, The Biblio File podcast, hosted by Nigel Beale: Jonathan Kay on how to be a ghostwriter

April 13, 2022, Quillette podcast #186: Frances Widdowson on the Questions Canadians Aren’t Supposed to Ask About Unmarked Graves

April 6, 2022, Quillette, The ‘MoonSwatch’ Made Me Rethink My Relationship with Wristwatches

April 5, 2022, Quillette Podcast #185: Shmuel Bar on the War in Ukraine, and the Failure of Western Deterrence

March 24, 2022, Quillette Podcast #184: Sam Harris on Islam, Joe Rogan, Vaccines, Meditation, Ricky Gervais, and the Myth of Free Will

March 23, 2022, Quillette, Ukraine’s Suffering Shows Culture Warriors What a Real War Looks Like: a Quillette Editorial

March 19, 2022, Quillette, I Didn’t Care About Crypto—Until a Fake Canadian ‘Emergency’ Showed Me Why We Need It

March 12, 2022, “Haunted by phantom honking”: Jon Kay on the Freedom Convoy and Trudeau’s Canada, The Same Drugs with Meghan Murphy

March 9, 2022 Quillette Podcast #183: Russia’s Surprising Military Blunders in Ukraine: A Strategic Analysis

March 8, 2022, Quillette Podcast #182: Jacob Mchangama on His New Book, ‘Free Speech, a History from Socrates to Social Media’

March 7, 2022, Meghan Daum’s Unspeakable podcast: Can We Move Past The Culture Wars?

March 5, 2022, Let’s Get Board, No pasarán: HazMo11 and the Spanish Civil War in Advanced Squad Leader

March 3, 2022, Quillette, Vladimir Putin’s Medieval Mindset

February 27, 2022, Quillette Podcast #181: Chris Best on Substack’s Commitment to Free Speech

February 26, 2022, The Australian, If Donald Trump Were a Woke Canadian, He’d Be Justin Trudeau

February 25, 2022, Wall Street Journal, If Donald Trump Were a Woke Canadian, He’d Be Justin Trudeau

February 22, 2022, Quillette, The Ottawa Trucker Protest Was Disruptive. The Hysterical Reaction to It Was Worse

February 21, 2022, WABC Radio, NYC, interview

February 20, 2022, Feminist Current, The ground-breaking 1917 birth control film the world never got to see

February 19, 2022, Musically Speaking podcast with Chong Nguyen

February 17, 2022, Loose Canon Podcast, Canada update: emergency powers and protest

February 16, 2022, The Cārvāka Podcast, Canadian Truckers Protest

February 15, 2022, Quillette Podcast #180: Canada’s “Freedom Convoy” Protesters, in Their Own Words

February 14, 2022, Al Jazeera interview

February 12, 2022, Foundation Against Intolerance & Racism, Canada’s ‘Freedom Convoy’ was on a path to nowhere—until its critics overplayed their hand

February 11, 2022, guest on 📻RADIO Programa Día a Día con César Miguel Rondón

February 9, 2022, True North podcast

February 7, 2022, Washington Post, Canada’s truck convoy is just a stunt in a country where populism is still taboo

February 1, 2022, Globe & Mail, The future of moviegoing, according to the family that spent the past 100 years building it up

January 31, 2022, National Post, To Ottawa progressives, the trucker convoy is a military invasion they are bravely resisting

January 30, 2022, Quillette Podcast #179: Racist Orcs, Ableist Adventures, and Non-Binary Monsters: Can ‘Dungeons & Dragons’ Survive Wokeness?

January 29, 2022, How Fringe Khalistanis Bully the Moderate Sikh Majority

January 28, 2022, Confronting the Madness podcast

January 27, 2022, Blackballed with Jamies Di Fiore podcast

January 25, 2022, Broadway World, Review: MAGIC IN THE DARK by Charles B. Moss and Jonathan Kay

January 24, 2022, Gotham, The Complicated Legacy of Paul Moss, La Guardia’s Infamous “Gutter-Cleaner”

January 19, 2022, Forbes review of Magic in the Dark, by Charles B. Moss and Jonathan Kay

January 18, 2022, Quillette Podcast #178: Michael Shermer on Watching Scientific American Go Woke

January 12, 2022, The Podcast for Inquiry

January 10, 2022, Quillette, We’re All Going to Get Omicron

January 7, 2022, Culture At A Crossroads podcast

January 3, 2022, Quillette Podcast #177: New York Times Columnist Ross Douthat on His Hellish Experience with Lyme Disease

December 31, 2021, National Post, Have you read any good books lately?

December 28, 2021, National Post, How woke can you go? In 2021, the answer was ‘very’, apparently

December 24, 2021, Quillette Podcast #176: Jonathan Kay on Middle Age, Watch Collecting, Sports Cars, Board Games, and Disc Golf

December 23, 2021, Quillette, B.S. Moss and the Dawn of the Movie-Palace Era, an excerpt from the newly published Magic in the Dark, by Charles B. Moss Jr. and Jonathan Kay

December 20, 2021, Quillette Podcast #175: Paul Lockhart on How Guns Shaped the Western World

December 19, 2021, Bob Got a Microphone

December 10, 2021, Quillette Podcast #174: Trent Colbert Turns the Tables on Yale Law School’s Kafkaesque Diversity Department

December 5, 2021, Escaping Denver podcast

November 28, 2021, Quillette Podcast #173: Batya Ungar-Sargon on the Growing Gulf Between Ordinary Americans and the Progressive Journalists Who Cover Them

November 20, 2021, Quillette, Confession and Conspiracism in the Church of Social Justice

November 13, 2021, Quillette Podcast #172: Nancy Segal on Lessons in Human Nature Revealed by Identical Twins

November 9, 2021, Quillette Podcast #171: Michael Shellenberger on How Progressive Activists Are Making American Cities Poorer, Dirtier, and More Dangerous

November 7, 2021, Quillette, Anti-Racism as Office-Politics Power Play: a Canadian Academic Case Study

October 28, 2021, Quillette Podcast #170: Will Storr on Our Insatiable Appetite for Status

October 21, Quillette Podcast #169: Harvard Professor Steven Pinker on Rational Thinking, the Monty Hall Problem, and the Case for Objective Truth

October 20, 2021, Quillette, Studying the True Face of Gender Ideology

October 9, 2021, Canada Strong and Free, CSFRNC21 Panel on C-36 and Vaccine Passports

October 5, 2021, The New Forum, The Divide Between Vaxxers and Anti-Vaxxers

October 4, 2021, Quillette Podcast #168: Jonathan Haidt on Instagram’s Mental Health Emergency

September 27, 2021, Quillette Podcast #167: Vivek Ramaswamy on the ‘Woke Smoke’ Blown by Corporate America

September 26, 2021, Quillette, My Life as a Podcaster

September 23, 2021, Daily Signal podcast, Long Arm of Cancel Culture Comes for Knitting

September 21, 2021, National Post, After this grubby campaign, who in their right mind would want to run for office?

September 19, 2021, Quillette Podcast #166: Josh Szeps on the Myth of Australia’s COVID ‘Concentration Camps’

September 14, 2021, National Post, Anti-vaxxer conspiracy theories aren’t just killing people. They’re tearing society apart

September 13, 2021, Quillette Podcast #165: Peter Boghossian on Why He Quit Portland State University

September 10, 2021, 77 WABC New York City, Frank Morano Show

September 9, 2021, New York Times interview, How a Viral Video Bent Reality

September 8, 2021, iHeart Radio: Jamil Jivani Show, Why is the Canadian left vulnerable to conspiracy theories?

September 7, 2021, Quillette Podcast #164: Comedian and Podcaster Jamie Kilstein on His COVID-era Struggles

September 3, 2021, Quillette, Making the (Conservative) Case for Vaccine Passports

September 1, 2021, The Dean Blundell Show

September 1, 2021, Quillette Podcast #163: Satirist Simon Edge on His New Novel, ‘The End of the World Is Flat,’ a Send-up of Radical Gender Politics

August 31, 2021, National Post, Why the Canadian Left Believes Kooky Conspiracy Theories About Coded Nazi Messages

August 24, 2021, National Post, Can Facebook’s election fact checkers measure up to Twitter’s crowdsourced hive mind?

August 23, 2021, Quillette Podcast #162: Journalist and Book Author Terry Glavin on the Fall of Kabul and the Fate of Afghanistan

August 5, 2021, Quillette Podcast #161: Comedian Jessica Pigeau on ‘Safe Space’ Performers, Progressive Mobbing, and Anxiety Overload in the World of Stand-Up

July 29, 2021, Jewish Institute For Liberal Values podcast

July 23, 2021, Quillette Podcast #159: Jonathan Kay on Life at Quillette, The New York Times, FOX News, Seth Rogen, His New Book, and Del Boca Vista

July 20, 2021, Quillette, Should Critical Race Theory Be Banned in Public Schools? — a Conversation with Christopher F. Rufo

July 20, 2021, Let’s Get Board, Getting Board in Tennessee

July 19, 2021, The Dean Blundell Show

July 13, 2021, Quillette Podcast #157: Christopher Rufo’s Whirlwind Campaign Against Critical Race Theory

July 10, 2021, National Post, The performative snobbery of social justice invades the supermarket

July 6, 2021, Quillette Podcast #156: Christian Toto on Progressive Ideological Inroads Into Children’s Shows, Anti-Racist Baby Books, And… Breakfast Cereal

July 1, 2021, The Signal, National Ghosts: Should Canada Day be cancelled? Jonathan Kay on a multicultural democracy’s colonial reckonings

June 28, 2021, Conversations With Canadians

June 27, 2021, Quillette Podcast #155: Heather Mac Donald on The Juilliard School’s Strange Anti-Racist Meltdown

June 24, 2021, Quillette, Standing Up to the Gender Ideologues: a Quillette Editorial

June 23, 2021: National Post, Junk Science Week: This just in: Biological sex is a myth

June 17, 2021, National Post, The Left’s Obsession with America’s Culture Wars is Corroding Canada’s Identity, National Post

June 16, 2021, Generation Liberty, on Andrei Platonov’s “The Foundation Pit.”

June 14, 2021, Quillette Podcast #153: Michael Shermer on Our Enduring Fascination with UFOs

June 10, 2021, Paranoid Planet podcast

May 28, 2021, Niagara Independent, Brock University’s senior administration clannish and dysfunctional

May 28, 2021, Quillette Podcast #151: Kenny Xu on Asian-Americans’ Success, And Their Complicated Placement in the Progressive ‘Intersectional’ Hierarchy

May 15, 2021, Diana Davison podcast, On Power and Social Justice

May 14, 2021, Quillette Podcast #149: Lingnan University scholar Peter Baehr on Academic Life Within Hong Kong’s Increasingly Repressive Political Atmosphere

May 13, 2021, National Post, The cancellation of Michelle Latimer has become (another) disgrace to the CBC

May 12, 2021, The LeDrew Theee-Minute Interview, In 2021 is Everyone Racist?

May 3, 2021, Dean Blundell Show panelist

April 30, 2021, The Same Drugs podcast

April 30, 2021, Quillette, Podcast #147: Richard Hanania on the Real Reason Progressives Are Winning the Culture War: They Just Want It More

April 29, 2021, Canadian Justice News Forum panelist

April 28, 2021, ReNews, Journalism and History: Is the Narrative Being Co-Opted by an Ideological Agenda?

April 23, 2021, National Post, Oh Look: Now the Ravines Are Racist, Too

April 18, 2021, Quillette, Podcast 145: Sean McMeekin on ‘Stalin’s War: A New History of World War II’

April 16, 2021, Quillette, The Search to Explain Our Anxiety and Depression: Will ‘Long COVID’ Become the Next Gender Ideology?

April 14, 2021, Washington Post, The U.S. Vaccine Roll-out Is Making Canadians Envious

April 9, 2021, Quillette, Podcast 144: James Kirchick on ‘The Disintegration of the ACLU’

April 2, 2021, Quillette Podcast 143: Daphne Merkin on the Baseless Abuse Claims Against Woody Allen — And Why The Media Refuses to Let Them Die

March 28, 2021, Quillette Podcast 142: Nancy Rommelmann and Michael Totten on Portland’s Descent Into Violence — And Why They Finally Decided to Flee

March 27, 2021, Global Stratview, Khalistan and the West: Are allies complicit in encouraging a secessionist movement in India?

March 24, 2021, Canadian Jewish News, Kay vs. Kay: COVID-19 and the Jews

March 20, 2021, Quillette, Podcast 141: Psychiatrist Andrew Lustig on the Conspiracist Internet Subculture of ‘Gangstalking

March 18, 2021, Quillette, The Campaign of Lies Against Journalist Jesse Singal — And Why It Matters

March 13, 2021, Quillette, Podcast 140, Evolutionary Psychologist (and Twitter Hit Man) Gad Saad on the ‘Cesspool’ in Academia, Hollywood’s Man-Children, and His New Book

March 11, 2021, The Long Way podcast, Episode 13, “What do we learn from board games during a pandemic?

March 9, 2021, Quillette, Podcast 139: Andrew Doyle — The Brain Behind Titania McGrath — on His New (And Very Serious) Book, Free Speech And Why It Matters

March 6, 2021, Quillette, How a Single Anonymous Twitter Account Caused an ‘Indigenized’ Canadian University to Unravel

March 4, 2021, TVO, How Much Free Speech Do Canadians Want?

March 1, 2021, Quillette, Podcast 138: Literary Critic Leon Wieseltier on His New Magazine, the Meaning of Forgiveness, and His Favorite Car-Chase Movies

March 1, 2021, Quillette, The Podcaster Who (Single-handledly) Made Me Love History

February 25, 2021, National Post, A white mob comes after an Arab-Canadian professor — in the name of anti-racism

February 23, 2021, National Post, Imported U.S. culture war about as Canadian as the Dallas Cowboys

February 22, 2021, Quillette, Podcast 137: Sociologist Nathalie Heinich on French Academics’ Opposition to America’s Race-Based Ideologies

February 17, 2021, Quillette, Accommodating Trans Athletes Without Rejecting the Reality of Human Biology

February 15, 2021, Quillette, PODCAST 136: Social Media Network Creator Brian Amerige: If You Could Create a New Network from Scratch, What Would It Look Like?

February 14, 20201, National Post, It’s a Pandemic Posrsche, Not a Midlife Crisis

February 9, 2021, Quillette, With a Star Science Reporter’s Purging, Mob Culture at The New York Times Enters a Strange New Phase

February 8, 2021, National Post, Hurting Indigenous Academics with Good Intentions

February 4, 2021, Quillette PODCAST #135: Minds.Com CEO Bill Ottman on Censorship, ‘Algorithmic Transparency,’ and the Post-Trump Social-Media Landscape

February 2, 2021, The Line, Q&A: Area ‘Clueless Man’ Uses Dog Shampoo, Earns Viral Infamy

January 27, 2021, National Post, If there really are 300 neo-Nazi groups in Canada, why can’t anyone name them?

January 23, 2021, Quillette, Trump’s Exit: An Optimist’s Take on What Happens Next

January 15, 2021, National Post, The CBC’s toxic workplace exposed after arbitrator sides with fired reporter

January 14, 2021, National Post, How social media pushes normal people to conspiracy theories

January 13, 2021, Quillette PODCAST #133: Cheri Jacobus on How Donald Trump Used Twitter to Destroy People’s Lives (Including Hers)

January 11, 2021, Quillette, Social-Media Oligopolists Are the New Railroad Barons. It’s Time for Washington to Treat Them Accordingly

January 9, 2021, National Post, The storming of the U.S. Capitol wasn’t about white supremacy, whatever Canadian pundits say

January 6, 2021, Quillette PODCAST #132: Philippe Lemoine on the Case for Lockdown Skepticism

January 2, 2021, Quillette PODCAST #131: Professor Tania Reynolds on the Controversy Over Female Mentorship in Academia

December 29, 2020, National Post, Michelle Latimer saga shows that DNA can make or break your career

December 24, 2020, Quillette PODCAST #130: Toby Young on the Free Speech Union, and His Campaign Against Cancel Culture

December 17, 2020, Quillette PODCAST #129: Oren Cass on the Conservative Case for Labor Unions

December 12, 2020, National Post, How humourless progressive puritans take offence at just about anything

December 10, 2020, Quillette PODCAST #128: Nicholas Christakis on ‘Apollo’s Arrow: The Profound And Enduring Impact of Coronavirus On The Way We Live’

December 8, 2020, Quillette PODCAST #127: Historian Benny Morris on the Forgotten 19th-Century Genocide of Turkey’s Christians

December 6, 2020, Quillette PODCAST #126: Abigail Shrier on Her New Book About Peer Contagion and Gender Dysphoria

December 1, 2020, Quillette, Race and Social Panic at Haverford: A Case Study in Educational Dysfunction

November 28, 2020, Quillette PODCAST #125, Yale School of Public Health Professor David Paltiel on Computer Modelling of COVID-19 Vaccination Programs

November 23, 2020, Quillette PODCAST 124: Shelby Steele, Senior Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, on ‘What Killed Michael Brown?’

November 21, 2020, New Book Announcement: Panics and Persecutions: 20 Quillette Tales of Excommunication in the Digital Age

November 21, 2020, The Australian, Cancel culture and the tyranny of the righteous

November 20, 2020, Quillette, PODCAST # 123: Washington-Based Journalist Brad Polumbo on LGBT Politics in the Pre- and Post-Trump Eras

November 20, 2020, National Post, I’ll miss Taste of the Danforth, but not the woke lectures on cultural appropriation

November 18, 2020, Quillette, On the Cusp of a Vaccine — and a Historic Scientific Triumph

November 18, 2020, The Line, Our COVID Culture Wars Are Just Getting Started

November 17, 2020, Quillette, Workers vs. Wokeness: Recognizing Campus Social Justice as a Luxury Good

November 14, 2020, PODCAST #122: Former Harvard Medical School Dean Jeffrey Flier, on This Week’s Good News About the Hunt for a COVID-19 Vaccine

November 9, 2020, Quillette, America Has Serious Problems. It’s Time to Stop Blaming Them on ‘Trumpism’

November 8, 2020, Foreign Policy, Canadians, Whether Left or Right, Are Glad to See Trump Go

November 6, 2020, Quillette, PODCAST #121: Jamil Jivani on the Inconvenient Truth About Donald Trump’s Non-White Supporters

November 3, 2020, Quillette, Podcast #120: Jodi Shaw on a Climate of Fear at Smith College, Following Unproven Racism Accusations

November 2, 2020, Foreign Policy, Fear Gives Way to Pity As Canadians Await U.S. Election Results

October 26, 2020, Quillette, Podcast #119: Cult Expert and Deprogrammer Rick Ross on NXIVM, Founder Keith Raniere, And the Many Tactics Cults Use to Exploit the Unwary

October 24, 2020, National Post, White guy heroically calls racism on Asian and Latin-American women

October 23, 2020, Institute for 21st Century Questions, After the Pandemic — The State & Future of Canada — A Two-Day National Conference

October 23, 2020, CBS: Inside Edition, How the 9/11 Conspiracy Documentary ‘Loose Change’ Changed the Way Misinformation Spreads

October 20, 2020, Quillette, PODCAST #117: Lucy Kross Wallace on Her Descent Into (and Escape From) Social-Justice Extremism

October 16, 2020, Quillette, Slack Wars: Corporate America’s Woke Insurgency

October 16, 2020, Quillette, PODCAST #116: Asra Nomani on the Damage Inflicted on Asian-American Students by Critical Race Theory

October 10, 2020, Quillette, PODCAST #115: Stuart Buck on How COVID-19 Has Exposed the Shortfalls of Scientific Peer Review

October 4, 2020, Quillette, At Dalhousie University, Ideology Comes First, Science Comes Second

October 3, 2020, Quillette, Podcast $114: Cellist Daniel Lelchuk on How Beethoven’s Genius Flourished in Napoleon’s World

September 25, 2020, Quillette, PODCAST 113: Jeff Rubin on the Plight of Today’s Middle-Class ‘Expendables’

September 22, 2020, National Post, B.C. NDP Succumbs to the Leftist Battle over Identity Politics

September 19, 2020, Quillette Podcast #112, Sex Neuroscientist Debra Soh on Her New Book, The End of Gender

September 11, 2020, National Post, After 9/11, I never thought we’d end up here

September, 10, 2020, Interviewee, Esquire, A Comprehensive History of ‘Loose Change’ — and the Seeds It Planted in Our Politics, by John McDermott

September 10, 2020, Dad Conversations, Episode #18

September 6, 2020, Quillette Podcast #109: Substack Founder Chris Best on How the Humble Email Newsletter is Saving Journalism

September 6, 2020, Talking Beats with Daniel Lelchuk, Episode #38

September 2, 2020, Podcast #107: Trans Pioneer Buck Angel on the Afterlife of a Porn Actor, his Campaign for LGBT Rights, and the Reality of Biological Sex

September 1, 2020, Podcast #106: Journalist and Documentary Maker Christopher Rufo on the Summer of Anarchy in Seattle and Portland

August 30, 2020, Quillette, Exploiting a Woman’s Deadly Fall to Smear Toronto’s Police

August 13, 2020, Quillette Podcast #104: University Fundraiser Peter Cohen on Jeffrey Epstein, the Scandal at MIT, and Ronan Farrow’s Flawed Journalism

August 7, 2020, Quillette Podcast #103: Evolutionary Biologist (and new Quillette Managing Editor) Colin Wright on the State of Academic Science, Gender, and His Latest Career Move

August 1, 2020, Quillette Podcast #101: Comedian Ryan Long Talks to Jonathan Kay About Comedy in the Woke Era (with Transcript)

July 22, 2020, Quillette Podcast #100, Quillette Founder and Editor-in-Chief Claire Lehmann

July 17, 2020, Quillette, In Canada’s Version of Portland, Cancel Culture Comes for ‘Steve-O-Reno’s’

July 11, 2020, Quillette Podcast #99: Michael Shellenberger on his new book Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All

July 4, 2020, Quillette Podcast #98: Physicist Lawrence Krauss on Why Identity Politics Should be Kept Out of Science

June 19, 2020, Quillette Podcast #96: Helen Joyce on the Odd Redefinition of the Word “Woman”

June 12, 2020, KMOX, Interview on The Amy Marxkors Show

June 9, 2020, Quillette, For Journalists, The New York Times’ Social-Justice Meltdown Is a Sign of Things to Come

June 7, 2020, Quillette Podcast # 94, Professor Glenn Loury on Racial Unrest in America

June 4, 2020, Quillette Podcast #93, David Frum on His New Book, Trumpocalypse: Restoring American Democracy

May 29, 2020, Quillette Podcast #92: Journalist Cathy Young on Her Investigation of Tara Reade

May 25, 2020, Quillette, Ronan Farrow’s Botched Journalism is Troubling. The Response to It Has Been Worse

May 22, 2020, National Post, It takes a true artist to find new ways to shock the conscience. Kent Monkman has done that

May 20, 2020, Quillette, As Common Sense Returns to the Gender Debate, Radicals Set Upon Their Own Allies

May 19, 2020, Quillette Podcast #91, Oxford’s Thomas Hale on Measuring the Variation in Government Response to COVID-19

May 18, 2020, NDTV, How Can We Protect Against Superspreader Events?

May 17, 2020, India Today, Interview with Jonathan Kay

May 7, 2020, COVID-19 Superspreader-Veranstaltungen in 28 Ländern: Kritische Muster und lehrreiche Erkenntnisse

May 7, 2020, The Same Drugs Interview: Jon Kay on COVID, the lockdowns, and how to get the perfect frosted tips

May 7, 2020, National Post, Dave Rubin interview: His new book, censorship on the left and what he sees happening in Canada

May 7, 2020, National Post, The humdrum Conservative leadership contest shows the need for reform

May 4, 2020, The Spectator, A time for Ice and Fire: Why you should spend the lockdown reading George R.R. Martin’s epic fantasy series

May 4, Eat Move Think podcast, Superspreaders Explained

April 30, Quillette Podcast #89: Jennifer Abbasi on the Emerging Science of COVID-19 Antibody Testing

April 30, National Post, COVID-19: It’s not the size of the event, but the behaviour that matters

April 29, Quillette Podcast #88: Jonathan Kay on Covid Superspreaders

April 23, 2020, Quillette, COVID-19 Superspreader Events in 28 Countries: Critical Patterns and Lessons

April 21, 2020, Quillette Podcast #87: Sex Worker and Lawyer Nadia Guo on the Devastating Impact of COVID-19 on the Sex trade

April 16, 2020, Quillette, Boardgaming in the Age of Isolation

April 16, 2020, National Post, We are past the stage of needless authoritarian health measures

April 15, 2020, Quillette, Rethinking Human Ecology in the Age of COVID-19: Lessons from a Fish Market

April 8, 2020, Art of Manliness Podcast: What Board Games Teach Us About Life

April 7, 2020, Quillette, Quillette’s Quarantine Book Club: Readers Offer Their Suggestions

April 6, 2020, National Post, The case for wearing face masks during COVID-19 was obvious a month ago

March 31, 2020, Quillette, COVID-19 Science Update for March 31st: Wear a Mask, Georgia’s SSE, Kinsa’s Fever Map

March 30, 2020, Quillette, COVID-19 Science Update for March 30th: The Planet’s Deadly Viral Baseline

March 29, 2020, Quillette, COVID-19 Science Update for March 29th: Keep Your Voice Down

March 28, 2020, Quillette, COVID-19 Science Update for March 28th: Bergamo’s Decimation, More SSEs, and the Case for Masks

March 27, 2020, Quillette, COVID-19 Science Update for March 27th: Super-Spreaders and the Need for New Prediction Models

March 26, 2020, COVID-19 Science Update for March 26th: Five Trends Shaping Medium-Term Policy

March 25, 2020, COVID-19 Science Update for March 25th: Understanding Models

March 24, 2020, National Post, It takes more than a pandemic to turn Canadians against each other

March 24, 2020, Quillette, COVID-19 Statistical and Science Update for March 24

March 23, 2020, Quillette, COVID-19 Statistical and Science Update for March 23

March 22, 2020, Quillette, COVID-19 Statistical and Science Update for March 22

March 21, 2020, Quillette, COVID-19 Statistical and Science Update for March 21

March 18, 2020, Quillette, An Optimist’s Case for COVID-19 Lockdown, Our Safest and Quickest Path Back to Normalcy

March 17, 2020, National Post, We can all stop laughing at Joe Biden

March 16, 2020, Quillette, COVID-19 Will Devastate the Economic Fortunes of Those Who Are Already Struggling

March 14, 2020, Quillette Podcast Episode #81: Andy Lamey Discusses the Libertarian Case for Vegetarianism

March 11, 2020, Quillette, Cancel Culture Comes for Woody Allen (Again)

March 9, 2020, Quillette, Making the Best of Enforced Solitude: Quillette’s Quarantine Book Club

Feb, 26, 2020, National Post, Canada’s cultural elites have seen the enemy — and it is Canadians

Feb. 20, 2020, National Post, Meet Canada’s new racists: our self-mortifying ‘progressive’ urbanites

Feb. 19, 2020, Quillette, Canada’s Epic Rail Crisis Offers the World a Cautionary Tale on Indigenous Mantras

Feb. 18, 2020, Quillette Podcast #78: Award-winning journalist Christie Blatchford (1951–2020) on the importance of due process

Feb. 15, 2020, National Post, Railroading of elected bands betrays progressive hypocrisy

Feb. 11, 2020, National Post, On Jordan Peterson and his critics

Feb. 10, 2020, Quillette, Podcast Episode #76: Venture capitalist Michael Solana on the coming corporatization of Mars

Feb. 5, 2020, National Post, We are gathered here to say farewell to our beloved BlackBerrys

Feb. 4, 2020, Quillette, A Cult-Based Framework for Understanding Social-Justice Dogma

Feb. 1, 2020, La Tana Dei Golbin, Goa, divinità, Gandhi e avidità: lezioni di colonialismo da quattro giochi da tavolo

Jan 31, 2020, National Post, The federal government’s unsettling communications power grab

Jan 30, 2020, National Post, My secret recipe for a Conservative leader who can win

Jan. 25, 2020, National Post, When journalists let ideology get ahead of admitting they were wrong

Jan. 24, 2020, Quillette Podcast Episode #74: The makers of The Rise of Jordan Peterson talk about their controversial documentary

Jan. 14, 2020, National Post, The Sunday alert’s real lesson — Canada’s nuclear reactors are safe

Jan. 4, 2020, Quillette Podcast Episode #69: Forensic psychologist Armando Simón on the risks of going to Mars

Jan. 3, 2020, National Post, The main victims of progressive ‘cancel culture’ are progressives themselves

Jan. 2, 2020, National Post, The Irrational Actor: What Board Games Teach Us About Life

Dec. 31, 2019, Wrongspeak #17: The Family Business, With Barbara Kay

Dec. 27, 2019, National Post, Read Any Good Books Lately?

Dec. 25, 2019, Quillette, A Christmas Message from our Canadian Editor

Dec. 24, 2019, Quillette, A Christmas Message from Quillette

Dec. 23, 2019, Skeptic, Monopoly & Monopolies: What Board Games Teach Us About Capitalism and How to Modify It

Dec. 22, 2019, Quillette Podcast #68: Clinical psychologist Dr James Cantor on the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Guidelines for Treating Trans Children

Dec. 20, 2019, Wired Geek Galaxy Podcast interview, Board Games Are Getting Really, Really Popular

Dec. 11, 2019, Canadian Jewish News, What I Learned from Playing Advanced Squad Leader

Dec. 9, 2019, Quillette Podcast #66: Alireza Nader on the Political Unrest in Iran and the Regime’s Brutal Crackdown

Dec. 7, 2019, Quillette, On Gender, Blurring the Line Between Dogma and Farce

Dec. 2, 2019, National Post, Speaking of gender: A National Post debate about gender identity and free speech

Nov 26, 2019, National Post, Beat your screen-time addiction with 1925-vintage technology

Nov 22, 2019, Quillette Podcast #64: Mark Halperin on How to Beat Trump (It Won’t be Easy)

Nov 15, 2019, Quillette Podcast #63: Meghan Daum on Zillennials, #MeToo, and the Culture Wars

Nov 12, 2019, National Post, He’s an acquired taste, but this man made puritan Toronto less boring

Nov 11, 2019, National Post, The left’s gay-marriage jihad against Andrew Scheer is a predictable sign of our times

Nov 6, 2019, National Post, What to make of racism, sexism and homophobia — from the same people lecturing us about bigotry

Nov 3, 2019, New York Times, Those People We Tried to Cancel? They’re All Hanging Out Together

Nov 2, 2019 #GIDYVR “Still Talking” Series in Vancouver: How media bias shapes the gender identity debate.

Oct 31, 2019, Quillette, Toronto’s Meghan Murphy Meltdown: A Case Study in Media-Driven Social Panic

Oct 29, 2019, The 74, Why Board Games Can Be the Best Way to Teach Tricky Subjects — and Immerse Students in History

Oct 28, 2019, Quillette PODCAST 60: Jesse Singal on Being Harassed by a Slate Journalist

Oct 25, 2019: Quillette PODCAST 59: Journalist and Pundit David Frum on the Canadian Election Result

Oct 24, 2019: National Post: Canadians are racist xenophobes? The election proved otherwise

Oct 23, 2019: The Agenda TVO interview: The Legacy of Boardgames

Oct 23, 2019: Quillette Narrated (AUDIO): Are Canadians Becoming More Racist? This Week’s Election Proved the Opposite

Oct 22, 2019: Quillette, Are Canadians Becoming More Racist? This Week’s Election Proved the Opposite

Oct 19, 2019: National Post, The silencing campaign against Meghan Murphy is a disgrace

Oct 18, 2019: Quillette PODCAST 58: Professor Brian Kalt — US Constitutional Law Expert — on the 25th Amendment

Oct 12, 2019: Quillette PODCAST 57: Amber Scorah talks about leaving the Jehovah’s Witnesses

Oct 8, 2019, Canada Votes 2019: Screening and Panel: All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception, and the Legacy of I.F. Stone

Oct 4, 2019, Globe & Mail: Here’s a Clue: Take a Risk and Go play a board game. They help people Connect Four Life

Oct 1, 2019: Foreign Policy: How Canadian Politics Got So Dumb

Sept 26, 2019: Quillette PODCAST 55: Samantha Geimer, raped by Roman Polanski at 13, on her rejection of victimhood

Sept. 22, 2019: Quillette PODCAST 54: Jonathan Kay Talks to New York Times Editor Bari Weiss on Her New Book

Sept. 19, 2019, National Post, Conservatives shouldn’t unleash cancel-culture insanity on the wounded Trudeau

Sept. 15, 2019: Quillette PODCAST 53: Jonathan Kay Talks to Gay Rights Activist Shane Windmeyer on his Changing Attitude to Chick-Fil-A

2019 TedX Talk: Political Correctness Works For No One | Jonathan Kay | TEDxUTSC

Sept. 5, 2019, Quillette Podcast 52: Jonathan Kay talks to Anthony Kronman

August 30, 2019, Lindsay Shepherd and Jonathan Kay, Quillette, Yaniv’s Other Racket: How a Single Gender Troll Managed to Get ‘Hundreds’ of Women Thrown Off Twitter

August 23, 2019, Quillette Podcast 50: Jonathan Kay talks to Nadim Kobeissi

August 19, 2019, John Oakley Show AM640 interview on Ethics Commissioner’s report

August 14, 2019, Quillette Podcast 49: Jonathan Kay talks to Peter Boghossian

August 1, 2019, Quillette Podcast 47: Presenting Highlights from the 2019 Heterodox Academy Conference

July 29, 2019, Newstalk 1010 morning panel

July 25, 2019, Quillette Podcast 46: Jonathan Kay interviews Toby Young on Boris Johnson, Britain’s new Prime Minister

July 16, 2019, Quillette Podcast 45: Interviewing Nancy Rommelmann on How Portland Became the Woke Capital of America

July 10, 2019, Quillette Podcast 43: Interviewing Jamie Kilstein on Leaving Los Angeles and Hanging Out With Moby

July 5, 2019, Quillette Podcast 42 — Yale Professor Nicholas Christakis on What Evolution Can Teach Us About Resolving Conflict

July 4, 2019, Censored In The City Podcast with Daniella Greenbaum Davis

July 4, 2019, Quillette Podcast 41 — Interviewing Ex-Google Software Engineer Mike Wacker

July 3, 2019, Global News interview with Danielle Smith on Andy Ngo’s beating by Antifa

July 1, 2019, Kirkus review of forthcoming book, Your Move

June 30, 2019, Quillette, Antifa’s Brutal Assault on Andy Ngo Is a Wake-Up Call — for Authorities and Journalists Alike

June 18, 2019, Quillette, A Black Eye for the Columbia Journalism Review

June 8, 2019, Quillette, On Its 70th Anniversary, Nineteen Eighty-Four Still Feels Important and Inspiring

June 7, 2019, Quillette Podcast Interview #36: Gay Icon Sky Gilbert on Being Excommunicated by the LGBT Theater Company he Founded

June 6, 2019, Interviewed by Danielle Smith, Global News Radio, Organization of American States wanting to probe into the MMIWG allegation of ‘genocide’

June 3, 2019, Quillette, The Ultimate ‘Concept Creep’: How a Canadian Inquiry Strips the Word ‘Genocide’ of Meaning

May 23, 2019, Quillette Podcast 34 — Greg Ellis on His Career as a Voice Actor on Dragon Age, Call of Duty and God of War

May 22, 2018, Interviewed by Chronicle of Higher Education

May 16, 2019, National Post, Conrad Black Stuck to His Guns, And In The End, He Won

May 10, 2019, Quillette Podcast 32 — Doriane Lambelet Coleman on the Caster Semenya Trial

May 8, 2019, Interview with the other 95

May 3, 2019, Quillette Podcast 31 — Two poets, Clint Margrave and Timothy Green, discuss the public shaming of fellow poet Frank Sherlock

May 2, 2019, Arc Digital, The Intellectual Dark Web Is A Year Old. Do We Know What It Is Yet?

April 28, 2019, address to 2019 Civitas Annual Conference: The Future of Conservative Media

April 26, 2019, appearance on Of Counsel podcast with Sean Robichaud

April 23, 2019, Quillette Podcast interview, Coleman Hughes

April 19, 2019, Quillette Podcast interview, Jamie Kilstein on leaving the Social Justice cult and becoming a non-tribal comedian

April 19, 2019, Quillette, How to Prevent Campus Deplatformings: Lessons from Harvey Mansfield and Concordia University

April 15, 2019, Quillette, The Circular Firing Squad Is Destroying the Left’s Political Brand: A Case Study from Canada

April 11, 2019, Quillette Podcast interview, Professor Tyler Cowen on libertarianism, viewpoint diversity in Washington, D.C., and his new online university

March 30, 2019, Quillette, Giving the ‘Intellectual Dark Web’ Its Star Turn on Video

March 27, 2019, Quillette Podcast 24 , Rob Montz talks about his YouTube videos documenting the free speech crisis

March 26, 2019, Wrongspeak Podcast 14, Such a Shandah, with Naftuli Moster

March 25, 2019, Wrongspeak Podcast 13, Comedy Without Hashtags, with Craig Lauzon

March 20, 2019, Quillette Podcast 22, Irshad Manji discusses her new book Don’t Label Me

March 19, 2019, Quillette, An Interview with Lisa Littman, the Scholar Who Coined the Term “Rapid Onset Gender Dysphoria”

March 7, 2019, Quillette, The Rise and (Possible) Fall of Justin Trudeau Show the Perils of Woke Governance

March 7, 2019, Quillette Podcast 20 — An Interview with Danish Expert Kay Xander Mellish on Denmark’s ‘Rape Culture,’ Gender Equality and the New, Female-Led, Right-Wing Party

March 2, 2019, Wrongspeak Podcast 12, Transparency Evangelism with Minds CEO Bill Ottman

March 1, 2019, Wrongspeak Podcast 11, 35 Years of Wasted Time with Edward Hertrich

February 21, 2019, Quillette Podcast 18 — Former New York public high school teacher Mary Hudson on why the system lets down black students

February 19, 2019, Quillette Podcast 17 — Former Facebook engineer Brian Amerige on the company’s ambivalence toward free speech

February 9, 2019, Quillette, Punishing the Crime vs. Blacklisting the Soul

February 7, 2019, Quillette Podcast 15 — Michael Shermer on Holocaust denialism, Social Justice Warriors and how to debunk toxic ideologies

January 31, 2019, Quillette Podcast 14 — Kat Rosenfield on the mobbing of Amélie Wen Zhao

January 29, 2019, Quillette Podcast 13 — Bill Kristol on the future of journalism, conservative politics and life after the Weekly Standard

January 24, 2019, Quillette Podcast 12 — Toronto Quillette Social: Speeches by Claire Lehmann, Jamie Kilstein, Michael Shermer, Jonathan Kay, Christina Hoff Sommers and Toby Young; and land acknowledgment

January 23, 2019, Canadian Jewish News, The Story of Jewish Immigrants to Canada, and How They Prospered

January 21, 2019, Quillette, Entering the Mind of an Inuit Whale-Hunter

January 17, 2019, Quillette, Gillette’s Progressive Politics: ‘Corinthian Leather’ for the Progressive Soul

January 16, 2019, Global News interview with Danielle Smith

January 14, 2019, Quillette Podcast interview with Steven Pinker

January 11, 2019, Quillette Podcast interview with Jesse Signal

December 28, 2018, Wrongspeak Episode #10: That’s not funny

December 27, 2018, Quillette Podcast interview with Trans software developer Corinna Cohn

December 20, 2018, Wrongspeak Episode #9: TERF v. Trans with Meghan Murphy and Julie Rei Goldstein

December 20, 2018, Wrongspeak Episode #8: Gender Dysphoria 101 with Dr. Susan Bradley

December 13, 2018, Quillette podcast interview with Coleman Hughes

December 6, 2018, Quillette podcast interview with Heather Mac Donald

December 4, 2018, Quillette, Understanding the Miracle of Hanukkah Through the Ancient World’s Prism of Horrors

November 30, 2018, Quillette podcast interview with Meghan Murphy

November 15, 2018, Quillette podcast interview with mathematician Ted Hill

November 11, 2018, Wrongspeak Episode #7: Assaulting pro-lifers with Marie-Claire Bissonnette

November 10, 2018, Wrongspeak Episode #6: Academic Mobbing with Jonathan Haidt, Bret Weinstein & Rebecca Tuvel

November 10, 2018, Limmud FSU Canada 2018 keynote presentation: Jewish lessons for Indigenous reconciliation

November 9, 2018, Quillette, Portrait of the Artist as a False Accuser

November 5, 2018, TVO The Agenda, “Get Off That Platform

November 3, 2018, Quillette, As a Toronto Mob Brays, David Frum and Steve Bannon Joust over Populism’s Split Soul

October 31, 2018, Quillette, Nazis: A Modern Field Guide

October 29, 2018, Quillette, Fight the Scourge of Antisemitism — but Take Hope from Pittsburgh’s Righteous Gentiles

October 17, 2018, Quillette, The Scandal at UBC Keeps Growing — but No One Has Been Held Accountable

October 5, 2018, TVO The Agenda, A Sorry State

October 4, 2018, Citizenship and Civil Disobedience conference, Bard College

October 4, 2018, Wall Street Journal, Scrabble is a Lousy Game

September 30, 2018, Episode #5 of Wrongspeak: David Frum on Discourse in Trump’s America

September 24, 2018, Quillette: Amidst the YouTube Junkies of MythCon, I Witnessed a New Kind of Radical Centrism

Runnymede Society, University of Alberta, Edmonton: Due Process in the #MeToo Era”, Sept. 21, 2018

September 10, 2018, Quillette: When Censorship Is Crowdsourced

September 5, 2018, Episode #4 of Wrongspeak: Roundtable with Adrienne Batra, Debra Soh and Ed The Sock

August 31, 2018, Foreign Policy, Justin Trudeau Can’t Take Any More Humiliation

August 19, 2018, Android’s Dungeon interview

July 26, 2018, Quillette, Hashtags and Terror Narratives in Toronto

July 16, 2018, Likeville podcast, Heterodox Quillette

July 10, 2018, Quillette, ‘Grope-gate’ and #MeToo’s Crisis of Legitimacy

July 9, 2018, CBC News appearance with Carole MacNeil, discussing cancellation of SLAV by Montreal Jazz Festival

July 5, 2018, Announcing a new position at Quillette, and explaining what I’m looking for as editor, Twitter thread

June 22, 2018, Wall Street Journal, Compelled Speech Is Always Morally Meaningless

June 20, 2018, Episodes #1, #2 and #3 of Wrongspeak: Too Young To Transition?, The Shepherd Effect, James Damore’s Inconvenient Brain

June 14, 2018, Quillette, Social Justice Is Popular. But The Rule Of Law Is Sacrosanct

June 12, 2018, Foreign Policy, Canada Is Running A Milk Racket

June 11, 2018, TVO The Agenda: #FakeNews and the Future of #MSM

June 10, 2018, CBC Cross-Country Check-Up, discussing Doug Ford’s brand of “populism”

June 7, 2018, Rule of Law Lecture for the Law Society of British Columbia

June 5, 2018, Panelist, Hungry for Truth: The Rhea Clyman Story, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto

May 15, 2018, Canadian Jewish News, Count me among Jordan Peterson’s Jewish Supporters

April 29, 2018, Montreal speaking appearance with Bill Browder and Irwin Cotler, in support of Canadian Associates of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Beer Sheva.

April 27, 2018, Canadian Jewish News, Stop Worrying About Canadian ‘Nazis.’ There Aren’t Any

April 22, 2018, Quillette, How Canada’s Cult of the Noble Savage Harms Its Indigenous Peoples

April 13, 2018, Sutherland House announces publication of We, The Meeple, by Jonathan Kay and Jonathan Moriarity

April 10, 2018, Foreign Policy, Is Doug Ford Canada’s Trump?

March 29, 2018, Canadian Jewish News, Saul of Tarsus: One of history’s great Jews

March 22, 2018, Foreign Policy, Teflon Trudeau Is His Own Worst Enemy

March 16, 2018, Quillette, Why They Hate Margaret Atwood

March 13, 2018, Likeville podcast, The Tyranny of Twitter: A Conversation with Jonathan Kay

March 2, 2018,, Scheer’s pledge to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital answers a question few Canadians are asking

February 27, 2018, Canadian Jewish News, My Mother, the Wandering Jew

February 22, 2018, Maclean’s, Christine Elliott is the right leader for a #MeToo moment

February 13, 2018, Maclean’s, Michael Bryant is the right candidate to take up the civil liberties fight

February 8, 2018, National Post, The Paikin Affair serves up at least four lessons in hypocrisy that go beyond #MeToo

February 1, 2018, Canadian Jewish News, Jerusalem: City of Curses

January 29, 2018, Foreign Policy, Chrystia Freeland: Advancing a values-driven alternative for global leadership

January 22, 2018, The Atlantic, The Invasion of the German Board Games

January 19, 2018, National Post, Why a murderer may have a better future than a #MeToo accused

January 17, 2018, Quillette, Racism, Anti-Racism, and Orientalism at LitHub

January 10, 2018, Quillette, “Canada Has Gone Mad”: Indigenous Representation and the Hounding of Angie Abdou

January 4, 2018, National Post, On the fall of Albert Schultz

January 3, 2018, Canadian Lawyer, Opening our offices: The rise of open concept

January 2, 2018, Canadian Jewish News, A Jew walks into a bar …

December 30, 2017, National Post, How our intellectual class made Canada 150 the worst birthday ever

December 24, Cardiff Review, Year in Books, highlighting “The Koran in English,” by Bruce Lawrence

December 21, CNN, Fareed Zakaria Global Briefing 2018, Canadian Outlook

December 18, Maclean’s, What ‘Coco’ says about the flip side of family love

December 17, Foreign Affairs, La sacudida de Trump a Trudeau

December 12, MaRS Magazine, How diversity will help Toronto win the AI race

December 12, MaRS Magazine, Computers are already better than doctors at diagnosing some diseases

December 8, Making a Stand for Cultural Universalism, Quillette

December 3, Keynote speech: Lessons from the Jewish experience in coming to terms with a history of genocide, Canadian Stories conference, North York, Toronto

November 29, Canadian Jewish News, Even the Extremists Can Learn and Apologize

November 29, National Post, Current MMIW Inquiry a terrible mash-up of two models

November 22, Panelist, The First and Next 150 Years of Canadian Federalism: What’s Been Done? What’s to be Done, The Institute for 21st Century Questions, Toronto

November 17, Cardiff Review, What We’re Reading: A World Ablaze

November 15, No Fun Intended, Breaking down Scrabble’s BagGate scandal

November 14, National Post, Post-Weinstein, we must reform due process, not abandon it

November 5, Learning the history of Luther’s Europe — through Phil & Matt Eklund’s Pax Renaissance

November 1, Canadian Jewish News: The long reach of the Spanish Inquisition

November 1: Tarek Fatah’s journalistic courage reminds us how seldom we celebrate the trade’s true heroes

November edition of Standpoint Magazine: The American mind continues to close

October 30, AM 640 interview: What the JFK files say about his assassination

October 29, Washington Post: Nobody listened to Luther at first. That’s why he succeeded

October 29, JSpaceCanada: Israel Today and Tomorrow: Bridging the Divides

October 28, The Walrus: What the Classified JFK Files Say About His Assassination

October 27, National Post: Ontario Law society’s inflated view of lawyers’ importance leads it to compel speech

October 25, The Atlantic: How Do You Regulate a Self-Improving Algorithm?
For health care, the answer is a matter of life and death

October 24, Holy Blossom Synagogue: An evening with Israeli Ret. Gen. Amnon Reshef

October 24, National Post: When hate goes viral: A pre-Twitter cautionary tale of murderous anti­-Semitism

October 23, Canadian Journalism Foundation: Did technology kill the truth — or set it free?

October 21, The Roundtable Podcast with Wayne Spear: Talking Twitter, with Jon Kay

October 19, Jagmeet Singh needs to get it straight on the Air India bombing

October 13, National Post: What would make WWIII different than the ones before? Ask the cupcake cooks

October 9 CBC National panel: Are the questions facing new NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh fair?

Sept. 29, National Post: Get an electric car to free yourself from the tendrils of big government. (No, seriously.)

Sept. 22, Tax reforms for private corporations need to be phased in, not slapped down

Sept. 8, National Post: Why our generous refugee policy may be doing Syrians more harm than good

Sept 1, National Post: How the original sin of white racism is fuelling radicalism on the left — and the right

August, 2017 board-game interview with CFRU’s Android’s Dungeon

The Walrus, August 21: Ezra Levant’s failed bid to change Canada

Foreign Affairs, Sept/Oct 2017: “Trudeau’s Trump Bump:
How a Smaller America Gives Canada Room to Grow

August 20 CBC National panel: “Charlottesville violence: How did it come to this?”

August 14, Right-wing populists & left-wing progressives agree on one thing: Ideology trumps due process

August 10 National Post: The Google Manifesto contained truths that we’re not allowed to say

August 8 CBC National panel: conspiracy theories and the Trump administration

August 5 interview, Al Jazeera English Listening Post: the Omar Khadr case

July 28 interview with CJAD’s Leslie Roberts: Life before and after Montreal

July 21, National Post: A profile of David Johnston — based on a surreal trip to Rideau Hall just 12 hours after Trump was elected

July 17, The Atlantic: Why Canada Is Able to Do Things Better

July 10, Canadian Jewish News: Debating Barbara Kay on Canada and the Jews

July 9, CBC The National panel: The Khadr settlement

July 5, Omar Khadr deserves his settlement and his apology from the Canadian government

June 30, Washington Post: Happy Canada Day. Don’t get carried away with the celebration, please

June 22, National Post: The tyranny of Twitter: How mob censure is changing the intellectual landscape

June 13, Globe & Mail: Lives Lived: Alexis Sergeevich Troubetzkoy

May 27, National Post: In a largely godless world it’s hard to know what to say when tragedy strikes

May 15, National Post: Why I quit The Walrus for an exciting new future of reckless commentary at Taco Barn

May 14, CBC The National interview: Why I quit The Walrus

May 12, 2017, National Post: Cultural appropriation should be debated. Too bad Canada’s Writers Union instead chose to debase itself